Fight fire with fire, suggests EU vice-president and justice chief Viviane Reding, who in an interview with Greek media floated a European spying agency to counter the NSA.
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Microsoft wants to take a bite out of the exploit market, and has opened its Bug Bounty Program up beyond the usual scope of hackers and researchers.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt lashes out at the NSA over reports that it spied on the company's data centers.
25 years ago this Saturday, November 2, 1988, much of the Internet - still very small at the time - crashed. The cause was a selfish experiment, turned Frankenstein monster, instigated by a graduate student at Cornell named Robert Morris.
When Google accuses you of serving malware or spam from your web site it's a humiliating outrage. The company has improved their tools for you to recover your site and its reputation.
Emily Williams wasn't real, but the two hackers who created her from social media profiles got her a government job, a company laptop, VPN credentials - and compromised a government network.
The networking giant could face difficult times ahead if Europeans aren't satisfied that it won't siphon off EU-based data back to the U.S. mass surveillance machine.
On Windows and most other platforms, unpatched third party programs are a major point of vulnerability. Microsoft was timid about addressing the problem until Apple showed the way.
Developer Ben Simo raises a number of security concerns about healthcare.gov, the Federal health care exchange site. In particular, he describes serious privacy problems in violation of the site's own policy.
If you continue to use Windows XP after it goes end-of-life next April you won't just be without security patches. You'll be without signature updates for your Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus.